FBI Counterintelligence Head Arrested for Ties to Russian Oligarch

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Charles McGonigal, former head of counterintelligence for the FBI’s New York office (L), and his attorney leave Manhattan Federal Court - Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images
  • Charles McGonigal, 54, who was the special agent in charge of counterintelligence in the FBI’s New York Field Office, was placed under arrest over his ties to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska.
  • Deripaska is a Russian billionaire who has been sanctioned by the U.S. and was criminally charged last year with violating those sanctions.
  • McGonigal is charged with violating U.S. sanctions by trying to get Deripaska off the sanctions list. McGonigal pleaded not guilty to the four-count indictment. Read More

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